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How Elizabeth Warren Plans to Cancel Student Loans With or Without Congress

Ask any political science professor and they’ll tell you that presidential candidates have ambition beyond their means. A president can only do so much to change policy, thanks to our system of checks and balances. They need Congress to pass laws that initiate dramatic policy shifts.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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You Can’t Predict a President’s Effect on the Stock Market

Candidates for president often announce radical plans for what they’ll do once they get to the White House—but it’s a long road to sweeping change. A new president doesn’t move in and immediately enact their new policies. Nor does Congress instantly convene and say “Yeah, that all sounds good, let’s do that,” before…Read more… Continue […]

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How Elizabeth Warren Plans to Pay for Medicare for All

A big topic on our many Democratic presidential debate stages this summer has been health care reform. Several candidates, including Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, have been pushing for Medicare for All, through which the government would provide our health coverage.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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See How the Democratic Candidates’ Tax Plans Would Affect You

If you’re wondering how the top Democratic candidates’ tax plans differ from each other—and how those plans might change how much you pay in taxes—there’s a new online tool to help you visualize what each candidate is proposing.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Watch Tonight’s Democratic Presidential Debate

Now three debates in, it’s becoming clearer than ever which of theDemocratic candidates has an actual shot at the presidency. And tonight’s debate in Ohio will likely become another make-or-break moment for most of these presidential hopefuls, including those candidates still struggling to make a splash.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Here’s Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Plan to Legalize Weed

On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders announced his plan to legalize weed by executive order if he were to become president. Like several other Democratic candidates (or all of them—except for one) who intend to legalize weed, many presidential hopefuls have wide-sweeping plans to expunge the records of those convicted…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Exactly Is Nuclear ‘No First Use’?

During the Democratic presidential debates this week, candidates wrestled with a particularly thorny national security issue: whether they would forsake the use of nuclear weapons first in a conflict. This policy, known as No First Use, is the policy of just a handful of the declared nuclear powers.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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What to Expect From Round Two of the Democratic Presidential Debates

The second round of Democratic debates are just a week away, with 10 presidential hopefuls set to appear on stage in Detroit on two separate nights—and the stakes are higher than ever. Come September, the candidates will have to have 130,000 unique donors and at least 2% of support in four polls to qualify for […]

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How to Watch the Democratic Presidential Debates

Today, the first half of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates kicks off in Miami—10 candidates, including Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke will take the stage at 9pm EST.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Slandering Of Elizabeth Warren: “Pocahontas” Must Take A “Spit Test”

The Berkshire Eagle suggested yesterday that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren take a “spit test” in order to prove (or disprove) her Native American heritage. This ridiculous suggestion is referring to one of those DNA identifiers which lets a person know their heritage and genetic makeup. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Jimmy Kimmel is the Voice of the Democratic Party. He Shouldn’t Be

The Banter Long Read: Last week, Jimmy Kimmel once again found himself the unlikely spokesperson for the anger Americans feel towards the Republicans who offer thoughts and prayers in the wake of mass shootings, but nothing else. Before 2017, he had been one of the least political late night …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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No, Elizabeth Warren Didn’t Lie About Being Native American Or Use it To Further Her Career

The Right Wing attack machine was in full swing after President Trump’s disgraceful ‘Pocahontas’ attack on Elizabeth Warren at a White House event honoring Native American veterans yesterday. Trump was supposed to be thanking the code talkers for their contributions to World War II, and had started …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Calling Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ Is Racist, Explained

When Don “Puffy” Comb-Over took the opportunity during a White House ceremony honoring the Native American code talkers to call Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas,” the collective response from most nonracist Americans was, “Oh no, he didn’t!”Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Never-Ending Election of 2016

The Banter Long Read: Evidence is coming out that Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to cheat his way to the presidency, and his attorney general finds himself caught in the lies. Paul Manafort and Rick Gates have been indicted; George Papadopoulos has pled guilty; and Robert Mueller still has …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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